LCA

March 10 2011

This is a methodological paper, 'Impact categories for Life Cycle Assessment research of seafood production: Review and Prospectus', looking at the technicalities of LCA in wild caught fisheries and aquaculture.

It finds that the LCA analyses...

March 10 2011

The focus of this methodological paper, Co-Product Allocation in Life Cycle Assessments of Seafood Production Systems: Review of Problems and Strategies, is the specific allocation problems faced in studying seafood production systems and how...

March 10 2011

This research, Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of Seafood Products from Capture Fisheries, uses and develops the LCA method for application to wild-caught seafood.

March 10 2011

The paper, "Life Cycle Considerations for Improving Sustainability Assessments in Seafood Awareness Campaigns", reflects on the use of Life Cycle Assessments to better understand and manage global salmon production systems.

It argues that LCA...

March 10 2011
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The Global Salmon LCA was a joint initiative of Dalhousie University, Ecotrust and SIK – The Swedish Institute for Food and Biotechnology - which formally ran from 2005-2008 but publications reporting results continue to emerge.

March 10 2011

A paper, by Hospido and Tyedmers, studies the environmental impact of the Spanish tuna fishing industry. Taking a life cycle approach it looks at the industry’s affect on a range of environmental indicators, including its GWP, up to the point at which...

March 10 2011

Although transport is clearly a major issue in the life cycle of some fish products, this paper finds that the actual fishing stage of the life cycle is by far and away the most significant from a GHG emissions perspective.

March 10 2011
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The Sea Fish Industry Authority in the U.K and Dr. Peter Tyedmers of Dalhousie University have created a greenhouse gas emission profiling tool for seafood products from capture fisheries.

The purpose of this tool is to allow users to explore...

March 10 2011
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Seas at Risk provide this useful short report which identifies fisheries with high carbon footprints and suggests ways to reduce the carbon footprint of these fisheries through changes in gear and fishing method. The proposed changes include a switch...